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Fuego volcano
Stratovolcano 3,763 m / 12,346 ft
Guatemala, 14.47°N / -90.88°W
Current status: erupting (4 out of 5)
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Fuego volcano eruptions:
1581, 1585, 1586, 1587, 1614, 1617, 1620, 1623, 1629, 1679(?), 1685, 1686, 1689(?), 1699, 1702, 1705, 1706, 1709(?), 1710,1717,1730, 1732, 1737, 1751(?), 1765(?), 1773(?), 1799, 1826, 1829, 1850(?), 1852(?), 1855, 1856, 1857, 1860, 1861(?), 1867(?), 1880, 1896, 1932, 1944, 1949, 1953, 1955, 1957, 1962, 1963, 1966, 1967, 1971, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1977, 1987, 1999, 2002 - ongoing
Typical eruption style:
Dominantly explosive, construction of lava domes and extrusion of viscous lava flows. In near constant activity, at least during the past centuries.
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Satellite image of Fuego volcano by (c) Google Earth View
Satellite image of Fuego volcano by (c) Google Earth View
 

Fuego volcano news & eruption updates:

Fuego Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: VA EM OBS IN STLT. to 16000 ft (4900 m)

Saturday Mar 07, 2020 02:45 AM | BY: VN

Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 16000 ft (4900 m) altitude or flight level 160 .
The full report is as follows:

FVXX22 at 02:34 UTC, 07/03/20 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200307/0232Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: FUEGO 342090
PSN: N1428 W09052

AREA: GUATEMALA

SUMMIT ELEV: 12346 FT [3763 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2020/155

INFO SOURCE: GOES-EAST. ASH3D. VOLCAT.

ERUPTION DETAILS: VA EM OBS IN STLT.

OBS VA DTG: 07/0210Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL160 N1428 W09053 - N1424 W09041
- N1419 W09043 - N1428 W09053 - N1428 W09053 MOV
SE 5-10KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 07/0800Z SFC/FL160 N1428 W09053
- N1423 W09038 - N1417 W09041 - N1428 W09052 -
N1428 W09053

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 07/1400Z NO ASH EXP

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 07/2000Z NO ASH EXP

RMK: SMALL VA EM OBS IN STLT MOV SE OF SUMMIT.
NWP MODEL GDNC DOES NOT AGREE. SMALL INTMT PUFFS
POSS BASED ON RECENT HISTORY. ...LEVINE

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20200307/0830Z

Previous news
Incandescence visible from Fuego volcano (image: Sentinel 2)
Thursday, Mar 05, 2020
INSIVUMEH recorded 13-17 moderate to strong strombolian-type explosions per hour that generated a grey ash plume which reached approx. 14,107 ft-15,419 ft (4,300 m-4,700 m) altitude. The plumes drifted towards the southwest direction. ... [more]

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